The Clampets are still at the studio hoping their city prospers. Mr. Drysdale is still trying to tear the studio down for his building project. A famous hollywood columnist enlists Jed's help to save the studio.
Mrs. Drysdale thinks she can get the hillbillies to move out by throwing herself at Jed. Meanwhile Granny is itching to fight her because she fell into the cement pond when Jed had to stop a fight between them earlier.
Jethro wants to be a double naught spy thinking it is a branch of the military. Jane gets him to consider something else. After a little prodding from Granny who has a score to settle with a whale he chooses the Marines and off they go.
Hospitalized for nerves from dealing with the hillbillies Mrs. Drysdale threatens Mr. Drysdale to stay there until he gets rid of them and even sending for a specialist. Unfortunately the Clampet clan is on their way to visit her.
An eccentric beatnik artist, distracted by the sight of Elly Mae, crashes his car into the wall around the Clampett home. He becomes a house guest while recovering and tries to sell his odd painting to Mr. Drysdale and others. The family can't understand his peculiar hipster slang and think he's mentally impaired from the accident.
Granny wants Jed to find a wife and asks for Mr. Drysdale's help. He introduces Jed to Phyllis but learns too late she a gold digger and becomes alarmed when they head to the track. But it's Granny they need to worry about.
Jethro sees a James Bond movie. Naturally he's very impressed & decides that this is his new calling in life. So he commissions himself double naught 10. And of course he needs a spy car like Bond has, he tricks out the family truck with smoke screen machine, a single barrel shotgun that fires from the back of his vehicle in case he is being pursued by the bad guys, and the topper - an iron canopy that completely fits over his head. Just one problem that Uncle Jed points out, Jethro neglected to put in a window in the canopy so he can see where he is going. All in all...
Mrs. Drydale's poodle Claude is to enter a dog show but gets sick right before. Granny offers to doctor the dog but Ellie Mae is concerned he doesn't know any tricks so she decides to help out with one of her own pets.
John Brewster, the oilman from Tulsa, is bringing his new bride to California for their honeymoon. Somehow the Clampetts get the idea that their backyard rustic cabin is the ideal place for the Brewsters to stay.
Jethro and Elly Mae decide to embrace the beatnik lifestyle and follow Sheldon to his hip hangout. Granny is against it but when she goes to bring them back the beats find her ways quaint and especially like her new dance.
Granny worries about Elly becoming a spinster so she summons Beauregard from the hills to propose. But Elly doesn't care for him so Jed and Miss Jane help to make Elly less appealing. Jethro tries to turn Beau into a playboy.
The Brewsters arrive in LA but want to keep it a secret from the Clampetts. Jed and Granny are set on returning to the hills so Mr. Drysdale tells them the newlywed couple need their help getting settled backwoods style.
Granny heads out with her possessions in a wheelbarrow, determined to get back to the hills. But once she hits Las Vegas she makes an expensive detour. Jethro is a nuisance trying to be a playboy so Mr. Drysdale gives him a job.
Mrs. Drysdale thinks she's convinced Jed to turn the mansion into an art museum in an effort to get them to move. In a misunderstanding Granny becomes a painter of flowers while Jethro and Elly sculpt animals.